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The chance for rain decreases heading into this weekend
The chance for rain decreases heading into this weekend(WLBT)
Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 6:10 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 10:35 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Drought report is out today showing extreme to exceptional drought conditions spreading across the area. prospects for widespread rainfall over the next ten days look slim. Finally cooler weather for everyone with even a few showers as well. We did not reach 90 degrees in Central Mississippi again Thursday. A slight chance for a few showers will exist during the overnight period with a cool front around. Expect low temperatures to bottom out in the upper 60s to lower 70s with clouds overhead. Occasional and passing showers could potentially be around at times on Friday with the cold front draped across South Mississippi. Coverage likely won’t be widespread across central Mississippi, but parts of the area could see a little rain and again on Saturday. Forecast high temperatures look to trend slightly warmer by late week heading into the upcoming weekend to the upper 80s to near 90-degrees, which is near normal for mid-September. We could also see a few showers over the weekend, mainly on Saturday, but it will depend on the available moisture. Next week looks dry and warmer. The average high is 88 and the average low is 67 this time of year. Sunrise is 6:43am and the sunset is 7:08pm.

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